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Eating Organic May Cut Some Cancer Risks, Study Finds

Oct 23, 2018
Organic produce
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big new study out of France suggests that eating organic food may slightly lower your risk of certain cancers — but the findings are far from the final word.

Hepatitis A is a viral infection that affects the liver and can cause fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, stomach pain and nausea, among other symptoms.
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A public health alert about an outbreak of hepatitis A among the homeless and people addicted to drugs went out from Massachusetts health officials Monday.

Mosquito Tests Positive For EEE Virus In Massachusetts

Sep 20, 2018
 Close up of a female mosquito.
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A mosquito in Massachusetts has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis for the first time this year, according to the state Department of Public Health.

Aaron Reid is lying in a hospital bed at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center when doctors arrive to make sure he's ready for his experimental treatment.

"How's your night? Any issues?" asks Dr. Katherine Barnett, a pediatric oncologist, as they begin to examine Reid.

Reid, 20, of Lucedale, Miss., has been fighting leukemia since he was 9 years old. He has been through chemotherapy and radiation twice, a bone marrow transplant and two other treatments.